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Submitted by schmoe 898d ago | opinion piece

Noobs Guide to Picking Heroes in Dota 2

Eenie Meenie Miner...Meepo?!? : The Daunting Business of Picking Heroes in Dota 2

As Bonnie Tyler discovered, finding a real hero these days is a tough business (Dota 2, Industry, PC)
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bosbvok  +   898d ago
LOL on the Bonnie Tyler quote. Thank you thank you for this guide. Its really a tough job for a noob like myself to choose a character in Dota 2. THERE ARE SO MANY! Sheesh. What's your favourite character, btw?
TenSteps  +   897d ago
I'd normally suggest heroes with a good escape skill or stun skill. The easiest way I understood the mechanics of DOTA was when I was more alive and a stun or any means to escape "feeding" was more than enough for me at the time.

Now I mostly main and fav Darkseer. Apparently not many people know how to use him but I just had a connection with the hero.
PandaMcBearface  +   898d ago
I am finding these articles so useful especially because I am going to start DoTA-ing soon and have played a total of 1 game in my life ever (I got first blood though. People got mad.)
schmoe  +   898d ago
I dont even play DOTA, but I still enjoyed the funny write up. Nice work Citizen Bob
Choc_Salties  +   898d ago
dwarven Sniper is a great starter hero, as well as Clinks, and Sven as well. Their spells and abilities are reasonably easy to understand use reasonably effectively for beginners...
majiebeast  +   898d ago
I wanna try Dota 2. But the Moba community in general is just a bit elitist and unwelcoming to newcomers from previous experiences with Hon and the wc3 mod.
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bosbvok  +   898d ago
You are right, its a hard community to get into. That's why we need article like this to help get that knowledge for that steep learning curve. People rage when you don't do what you are "supposed to".

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